by changing the background of my site to black i’m joining the protest against china’s banning on personal websites.
All typepad.com and blogs.com hosted sites are banned in China starting this morning, a week after China has agreed to amend its constitution to respect human rights. This is another move by the Central government to curb free speech and freedom of information on the Internet. This is the first time in two years that China has blocked access to foreign servers that host personal sites. (Correction SECOND time in two years as the last event was in Jan 2003)
read more at glutter’s
sadly, for my presentation on the internet censorship in china next thursday, i have more stuff to add.